Duly Quoted

"A library is a hospital for the mind."

Coming Up…

My to-read list is always long, yet I’m somehow still always wanting more recommendations. Comment below to add something to either list, or encourage something already on the list (i.e. make me read it sooner than I already would)! Right now, my list looks something like…

Currently Reading

How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship, and Musical Theatre by Marc Acito

Short (Summer Reading-type) List

Ticking is the Bomb, Nick Flynn

How Did You Get This Number, Sloane Crosley

Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver

She’s Come Undone, Wally Lamb

Dharma Burns, Jack Kerouac

Longer (Bucket-Type) List

White Teeth, Zadie Smith (as well as On Beauty)

Zeitoun, Dave Eggers

**More to be added/transferred from my actual list**


Don’t be shy! And now, a chart:

For Reference Purposes.

For Your Reference Purposes.


5 Responses

  1. Lucy says:

    Here are some recommendations!

    Beloved – Toni Morrison
    Hopscotch – Julio Cortazar
    High Tide In Tucson: Essays – Barbara Kingsolver (also every other thing she’s ever written, especially Animal Dreams)
    Eva Luna – Isabel Allende
    Reading Lolita In Tehran – Azar Nafisi

  2. Alex says:

    I, Robot by Isaac Asimov, Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut, Black Boy by Richard Wright, and Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth.

  3. Caroline says:

    sex, drugs, and cocoa puffs by chuck klosterman. i wouldn’t be surprised if you have already read it. it is hilarious and i find it pretty insightful.

  4. french dog says:

    ” PERSIST In Praise of The Creative Spirit in a World Gone Mad With Commerce ” by Peter Clothier.

    For all of us,writers, musicians,visual artists, actors, dancers, inventors… great tips from a veteran writer who had a day job for many years ( academia ).

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